Our month-long tribute to the Academy Award winning cinematographer, Vilmos Zsigmond begins with the 1974 motion picture THE SUGARLAND EXPRESS. Directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Goldie Hawn and Ben Johnson.
Empire Essay magazine called Vilmos Zsigmond's cinematography a "flash of brillance."
A woman attempts to reunite her family by helping her husband escape prison and together kidnapping their son. But things don't go as planned when they are forced to take a police hostage on the road.
Spielberg and cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond used the new compact Panaflex camera for the car interior scenes. This is the first 360 degree pan in a car interior in film history. As the Panaflex camera arrived late into the schedule, Spielberg waited to do the complex shots at the end.
Show time is at 8pm, tickets are $5 at the door.